Logistics, Supply Chain and Operations Management Case Study Collection

  • 4h 54m
  • David B. Grant (ed)
  • Kogan Page
  • 2016

Through the use of real life examples from companies like Honda of America, Volvo, and the Swedish Transport Administration, the Logistics, Supply Chain and Operations Management Case Study Collection offers tactics and solutions for handling uncertainties, problem solving, and circumventing risk. The cases cover a variety of topics from how to tackle technology-related issues, setting and reviewing budgets to managing economic performance and managing costs.

About the Editor

David B. Grant is Professor of Logistics and Associate Dean (Business Engagement) at Hull University Business School. He is also a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals.

In this Book

  • The Nuclear Effect of Computer Malware: Impact of Politics on Computer-Controlled Operational Processes
  • Real World Effects of Cyber-Attacks: Security Issues in Computer-Controlled Production
  • Jewellery Design and Manufacture Operations: Delivery Delays and Solutions
  • Sustainability in the Hotel Industry: The Role of Operating Agreements in the Hotel Industry
  • The Closure of a Bank Department: The Cost of Interrupting Information Supply Chains
  • Demand Covering and Service Level Estimation in Public Services Planning: The Case of Household Waste Recycling Centres
  • Job Shop Layout at Jones Medical Laboratories: Adjacent Department Method
  • Monument Engineering Ltd: Aggregate Planning
  • The Mortgage Advisor: Process Flow Diagrams
  • SABE Tractors: An Application of Linear Programming
  • Lawnmower Engines Ltd: Variable Costs, Break-Even Points and Profit
  • Sports Co Ltd: Make or Buy Decisions
  • Pretty Kitchens' Bag Filling Machine: Calculating the Cost of Quality
  • KTP Tyres: The Use of Deseasonalization Techniques in Demand Forecasting
  • The Maintenance Stores Dilemma: A Case Study of Vortex, a Maintenance Stores Operation
  • Communication in Business Practice: Its Central Role in Supply Chain Management
  • Collaborative Distribution Considering Economic and Environmental Performance
  • Data Sharing between Supply Chain Actors: Advantages and Disadvantages
  • Supply Chain Design for E-Retailers
  • Delays Entering a Container Port: A Logistics Bottleneck
  • Drivers and Barriers in Implementing Information Management Systems in European Micro Enterprises: Empirical Evidence from a Success Story
  • Growth Strategies of Logistics Service Providers: A RBV Perspective on the Logistics Industry
  • Managing Sustainability in the Fashion Supply Chain: Operationalization and Challenges at a UK Textile Company
  • Supply Chain Dreams and Nightmares: The Risks of Unmanaged Cost Reduction
  • Uncertainty, Disruption and Resilience: Severe Flooding in Bangkok and its Effects on Supply Chains
  • Supply Chain Management and Return on Total Net Assets: Understanding the Impact of SCM Decisions on Financial Performance
  • Managing Workers' Interests Across Global Supply Chain Networks: Case Studies of the Garment Manufacturing and Offshore Construction Industries
  • Strategic Cost Management: Lean Production at a Global Vehicle Manufacturer
  • Optimizing Shipment Options: An Application of the Transportation Problem